from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fleecy cloud formation consisting of large whitish or grayish globular cloudlets with shaded portions, often grouped in flocks or rows.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cloud, the highest form of cumulus, appearing in small masses. bright on the sunny and shaded on the opposite side; in the older terminology, a cumulo-cirrus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cumulus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles


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